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Rama in Nicaragua

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
5,100 Nicaragua Creole English Christianity 85.00 % 1.50 % No No   

Rama in Nicaragua

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Introduction / History
The Rama are a tribe living on the southeast coast of Nicaragua. Most speak Spanish. The tribal elders are the only ones who speak their native language Rama.

Where are they located?
They live south of Bluefields, the capital of the South Caribbean Autonomous Region on the southeast coast of Nicaragua. Most live on the island of Rama Cay.

What are their lives like?
Farming and fishing is their main source of food. They live in hut-styled homes.

What are their beliefs?
The majority are affiliated with the Moravian Church, though they may still largely follow traditional beliefs as well.

Prayer Points
Pray they would be open to the gospel and put their hope entirely in Jesus as their Savior.
* Pray for translation of the Bible to begin in this people group's primary language.
* Pray for the availability of the Jesus Film in the primary language of this people.
* Pray for Gospel messages to become available in audio format for this people group.

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Country: Nicaragua
Continent: North America
Region: America, Latin
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Atlántico Sur department: Rama Cay, 30-mile radius.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Rama
People Name General: Rama
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 108286
Joshua Project People ID: 14516
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 5,100
Population all Countries: 5,100
Least-Reached: No
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster: Central American Indigenous, other
People Name General: Rama
Ethnic Code: MIR39e
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Nicaragua Creole English
Language Code (ISO): bzk    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Rama (Unknown)
Total Languages: 2
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Roman Catholic
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity85.00 %(Evangelical: 1.50 %)
Ethnic Religions10.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious5.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant20.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic80.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a larger relative representation among all who claim to be Christians.
Least-Reached: No
Bible Translation Status
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New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Ministry Resources [7]
None Reported
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Rama in Nicaragua

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People Cluster
    Central American Indigenous, other     America, Latin    
      Rama Nicaragua    
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            Rama in Nicaragua          
      Religion Language  
      Christianity     Nicaragua Creole English  
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